Music

Country Rose

05:02

Lyrics

I was born in Hamburg

Winter 1981

My Grandpa was a preacher

I am a son of his son

I never knew the other side

They died before I could shoot the gun

 

Just a young boy, wild and free to chase the wind

I wish I was back in them ol' woods again

Where the trees touch the heavens 

Where the river took me in

 

Take me home

Oh, my Country Rose 

Where I can play

Where nobody goes

Lay me down, honey-o

In a cottonwood grove

Where I can sleep

Where nobody knows

 

I was raised in a small town

And I'll die in one too

I ain't ever seen a city that had a sky as blue

And I want to see the stars a-shining

From my back porch in town

 

Take me home

Oh, my Country Rose

Where I can play

Where nobody goes

Lay me down, honey-o

In a cottonwood grove

Where I can sleep

Where nobody knows

 

Things are changing so fast

Wherever I go

From the sidewalks to the buildings

From my head to my toes

Sometimes I wish I never got that itch to roam

 

Take me home

Oh, my Country Rose

Where I can play

Where nobody goes

Lay me down, honey-o

In a cottonwood grove

Where I can sleep

Where nobody knows

Nobody knows

 

(c) 2014

Matt Cox/ASCAP

Matt Cox

Since 2003, singer/songwriter Matt Cox (Omaha, NE) has been recording and performing across the United States both as a solo artist, and with an ever-changing lineup of the area’s top talent. The Shenandoah, IA, native (childhood home of the Everly Brothers) blends traditions of country, rock, folk, blues, Tex-Mex, gospel and soul, with his signature road-worn vocals, guitar & harmonica. A seven-time Omaha Entertainment and Arts Award winner (Best Blues 2008, Best Country/Americana 2009-2014, and Album Of The Year 2018, High Places).

Social Networks

Newsletter

Subscribe to the mailing list

* indicates required

Upcoming Shows

Recent Videos

Contact

To book Matt Cox, or request a performance in your town...

 

Please, send an email to 

booking@mattcoxmusic.net 


All other inquiries can be sent to info@mattcoxmusic.net

Follow on Spotify!